Mixed Media Origins

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Wings On Wednesday – The Daydreamer Fairy

Over the last couple of months we have shared with you a variety of wing inspired projects. Our Wings On Wednesday series has introduced us to canvas, art journals, cards and various off the page projects; some of them have been feminine, some of them not so much; some of them were more about the idea than the…

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Guest Designer Gibonik

From time to time we like to invite one of our followers to be a Guest Designer for a month and in May our Challenge prize was to be our Guest Designer in July.  Gibonik was our winner and today we want to introduce you to this great source of inspiration. Please join us in welcoming…

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Sugar&Spice and Everything Nice – Mini Album

There’s nothing sweeter than a precious newborn baby. Girl or boy they both grab at your heartstrings and make you feel the world’s not such a bad place after all. Today, Patti Senter has worked with the girl version of the Canvas Corp Home Basics Mix & Match Pad – Sugar & Spice. If you’ve…

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The Birdhouse That Gypsies Claimed

Half a birdhouse – the gypsies have claimed it!!! There may or may not have been a party last night. What happens at the gypsy house, stays at the gypsy house! This is how Juli Ondrush introduces her project. Makes it sound interesting and exciting from the word go, right?    Materials Julie used in…

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Wings on Wednesday – Spread your Wings

Today’s Wings On Wednesday feature Mixed Media Origins Mini Art. Minis are sets of 6×6 one-sided prints of versatile designs that you can colour, cut out, die-cut, sew… anything you can think of. They are printed on the Tattered Angels mistable suede paper which gives it an amazing feel as well as look. Chris Pozzi…

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July Challenge “Flags of the World”

Our Crew has members from all around the world. This month we want you to use the colors from the flag from YOUR country when you create. There is no limit to what you can do with this challenge – home decor pieces, water color paintings, cards, tags or altered items. The How to: To…

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Playing In the Wanderlust Junque Book

Wanderlust Junque Book is the perfect mixed media starter book filled with 6×6 pages journal lines, burlap, canvas and fluted paper. The book is covered with printed paper book covers on the front and back and printed on the inside; it is bound together with a sewn strip of natural canvas. So that’s how we made…

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Use up your scraps on Mixed Media ATCs

How many of you have finished a project thinking… ‘I can throw all those scraps away!’ Well… don’t! Keep them and use them!  Our Crew members, Barbara Housner and Vicki Fortier show us how you can use your bits and bobs and turn them into beautiful pieces of mini art! Barb Housner ‘I had made a journal page…

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Wings on Wednesday – My Guardian Angel

Does it ever happen to you that you dream out your project, literally? It did to me, for the first time. Call me crazy but I woke up in the morning and had to make it happen. When I looked at the finished piece, ‘Guardian Angel’ was the only thing that came to mind… But let’s…

This blog is a compilation of inspiration from the Canvas Corp Brands family including Canvas Corp, Tattered Angels and 7Gypsies.